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British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was excellent and the room was really clean and smelled fresh. My only complaint which is minor was that the pillows seemed worn and in need of replacing and the breakfast was super basic and there was essentially nothing I could eat. It would be nice to have some boiled egg or another protein option of some sort for...

Thank ihatesushi
Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The hotel sign advertised great rates and breakfast so we decided to check it out. When told the room rate I didn't accept on the spot...seemed to be to good to be true. The young lady, with no hesitation, showed us a room facing the water, as we had asked for that. The room was VERY clean. It was older,...

Thank littleoneingy
Regina, Canada
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This would be an excellent place for a family to stay. There was a fridge, stovetop, and microwave. Dishes and cutlery are provided. There is a nice area outside with a barbecue guests can use. It is across the street from the beach. The rooms are affordable. We found the room clean and the staff pleasant. We would stay here...

Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This hotel was a surprise. When we heard the price we were a little sceptical so asked to see the room. It was fine! Comfy bed, fridge, no microwave in our room. The bathroom needed a little bit of woodwork in one corner where there looked like there had been some water damage at one time. People were friendly, breakfast...

Thank Judith C
Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stayed overnight on our way to Uclulet - had a clean and quiet room, plus continental breakfast. Would stay again.... Front desk helpful when around. Busy breakfast area with a limited choice... Close to everything...

Thank PenelopeW
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This was an impromptu booking that we made by driving into the hotel. The price is right, considering that we didn't want to stay in a really high and place because we were not going to be spending our time there in the day. Having said that the only thing we found lacking is that the beds are less than...

Thank Starfleet56
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Well this was a last minute booking which i did through booking.com which was more than smooth, when we arrived we checked in, the young girl at the front was very friendly! When we got to our room which was the queen bed with kitchenette; it has a microwave, mini fridge, stove top, seating area (two comfy chairs and a...

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Not the usual canadian welcome we are used to! Very off hand at reception when we enquired about a kettle. This was shown on Booking.com but apparently not available. Not sure that rooms were cleaned apart from duvet being thrown over! Breakfasts, the minimum was offered. Washing machine, the washing came out dirtier than it went in! We felt the...

Thank Louise M
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The staff was friendly and helpful.Wanted to make sure we were satisfied. The room was spacious and very clean, had a large comfortable bed with a duvet. The kitchenette was well equipped. The room was quiet even though it was close to a main thoroughfare.

Thank davidgerdmoore
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We needed a place to stay while attending a Family Reunion. The pictures and price looked good when we googled it but upon arrival the girl at the front desk was not very friendly or helpful. The rooms certainly needed updating, there was no fridge or hair dryer. You could ask at the front desk for a hair dryer (this...

Thank 247thelmal

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sandcastle Inn. Since September 2009, we've been under new management with a new heart and new services. *LOCATION : 5 min. walk to beach and town. Easy access to Tofino, Mt. Washington, Nanaimo, Comox Airport etc. *FACILITY : Air conditioned, clean & cozy, non-smoking rooms, kitchenettes, coin laundry, meeting room, BBQ area *SERVICE : Free wireless internet, complimentary continental breakfast, heart-warming service from our staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandcastle Inn

Address: 374 Island Hwy W, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1K8, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Parksville
Price Range: $81 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandcastle Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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Sandcastle Hotel Parksville
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Chilliwack, Canada
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Old fashioned wall a/c units worked well. Heat instantly. Second floor we could see a partial ocean view.”
littleoneingy, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had an ocean view room.”
TRAVELLER4FUN2011, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Main floor overlooking the garden was quiet.”
davidgerdmoore, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were on the ground floor, so not know how the upper floor rooms were.”
247thelmal, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't accept room 108.”
TanaN_11, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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